How to Accomplish More by Thinking Less

How much of your time is spent thinking about what really needs to get done versus doing it? If you are like most people, the more anxiety or resistance you have to a given task, the more your thoughts will throw you for a loop. Sometimes those thought loops suck up a whole heap of

Why You Don’t Need to Have It All Figured Out

  You’re busy – scurrying from one thing to the next, tending to the most pressing needs of the day. The starting gun goes off in the morning and you are off and running. It might feel like a race that you just can’t win, despite the fact that you are moving faster than ever.

The Often Overlooked Danger of Being Too Results Oriented

  We hear the benefits of being results oriented all the time. It is important to have goals, to aim high, and to focus on outcomes. But as we have been told since we were kids, too much of a good thing can hurt you. There are three critical areas that suffer if you are

How to Transform Overwhelm and Frustration into Enthusiasm and Engagement

Imagine finding yourself face down on the concrete being pummeled by some kind of hard object every thirty seconds or so. You’re agitated and a little resentful – and you may feel like a bit of a victim. And then suppose you lift your head and notice that the concrete you are lying on is

Why What Used to Work May Now Be Working Against You (and what to do instead)

Imagine finding yourself in a dark room…It’s a room that was once lit, but has since dimmed. And you have been doing everything you can to turn that light back on.  You’ve even gone so far as to build a contraption that allows you to generate electricity through your own manual effort, sort of like

Creating an Inspired Workplace: 3 Examples to Light Your Way

  As an executive coach, I work with leaders in both large and small organizations – who are passionate about creating inspired workplaces. They aren’t sure how to do it. They aren’t sure people will respond favorably. They aren’t sure it will work at all. They want to break the unspoken, unwritten rules of organizations

The Masterpiece in the Marble: 3 Steps to Unearth Your Best Work

  We’ve all been to a lot of classes – whether on leadership or related subjects – where we sit passively and listen to someone teach us things from a workbook or a power point presentation. Some of these classes infuse us with new ideas and inspirations, and others do not. Either way, the chief

Igniting the Spark & Fanning the Flames: 3 Critical Steps to Inspiring Others

  When was the last time you were really inspired? Can you recall what you were doing? What you were thinking about? How you felt? What was it that inspired you? And what did you end up doing as a result? Wouldn’t it be great if you could replicate the feeling of inspiration and translate

When the Road You’re On Isn’t Getting You Where You Really Want to Go

  Have you ever achieved a goal that wasn’t as fulfilling as you thought it would be? Maybe it was a target you wanted to meet, a possession you longed to acquire, or a promotion you were hoping to receive.  You kept your eye on the ball and hunkered down to do whatever it took

3 Steps for Escaping the Hamster Wheel to Create Freedom & Flow

  Do you find yourself running from one thing to the next with little time to really think about what you are doing and why? If you answered yes, you are not alone. Many high achieving professionals feel as though they have way more to do than they have time to do it. Their ambition,